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SNAP decisions in Farm Bill have potential to impact future nutrition options for millions

Guest Blog by Seth Palmer │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador In previous years, the Farm Bill has passed without much consequence. The bill has historically been a bipartisan ‘support and stabilization’ mechanism for the country’s agricultural sector. But it also covers multiple food and nutrition programs under the control of the US Department of Agriculture. In addition…

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Why I’m a Food Bank Sustainer

By Gregory Ng | Food Bank CENC Sustainer and Social Media Ambassador  My family and I have decided to be sustaining donors because the need is constant. I first started working with the Food Bank in 2012 because I wanted to make a difference in the area in which I live. While the issue of…

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10 things I learned eating on $4.70 per day

By Matt Kopac │Guest Blogger Food Bank CENC During this season of gratitude, I undertook the SNAP Benefits Challenge to reflect upon the reality of food insecurity and the importance of organizations like the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in preventing hunger in our community. For three weeks I fed myself with…

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Another year of ‘Hottest Chefs of the Triangle’

By Tessa Nguyen │ Food Bank CENC Social Media Ambassador As the holiday season has officially kicked off with Thanksgiving last week, I’m excited to continue the season of giving with our Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar Party next Monday, December 4th at Big Boss Brewing Company from 6-9pm. Admission is FREE and the participating chefs will be providing complimentary…

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Camden Cares

This content originally appeared on Camden’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. If you look up the word “care” it is defined as the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something. The Camden Cares project is the embodiment of that very definition. All over the country, Camden Cares teams…

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Community Service: An Asset To Any Company

This content originally appeared on Rich Commercial Realty’s blog, and has been reposted with permission. Rich Commercial Realty dedicated time as volunteers for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.  Established in 1980, the Food Bank works to provide families at risk of hunger in 34 counties. With over 800 partner agencies throughout the…

Guest Blog: FBCENC Celebrates National Nutrition Month

Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN, is the founder and principal of Taste Nutrition Consulting. Tessa is a professionally trained Chef and Registered Dietitian working with clients throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina and beyond. Her areas of expertise include recipe development, cooking classes and speaking engagements. She is also a Social Media Ambassador for FBCENC.…